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  • Slider achieves Eagle rank

    Matthew Slider, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC Personal Trainer program information session offered

    Kishwaukee College Continuing Education is offering a free information session for community residents to learn more about the Personal Fitness Traine ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learn small farming skills from the comfort of your desk

    Even in the dead of winter, you can learn to raise strawberries, microgreens and cut flowers. Fields and gardens may be snowed over, but it is the per ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Looking back at 2016

    The new year is a time for looking forward and a time for looking back. Here are 12 of the top stories featured in the pages of the The MidWeek during ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • YEP Grants Available for Youth Impact

    Youth Engaged in Philanthropy is now accepting applications for the 2017 grant season.YEP Grants exi ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions donate to G-K Athletic Department

    The Genoa Lions have been volunteering as ticket-takers at Genoa-Kingston High School football games for decades. Lions Jerry Helland and Mike Moes or ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary’s preschoolers create ‘Stockings Filled with Love’

    The St. Mary’s Catholic School Preschool program in Sycamore organized a Christmas kindness project this year called “Stockings Filled with Love.”
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hunter safety course offered in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A 10-hour hunter safety education training course, sponsored by the DeKalb Police Department and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, wi ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Giving the gift of reading

    Students in the Future Educators Association at Kishwaukee College held a Book Drive in November and early December to collect books for children in t ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Spring application deadline for KC EMT-B is Jan. 11

    The Emergency Medical Services Program has extended the application deadline for Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) to Jan. 11. There is a m ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cademon plans reopening after crowdfunding campaign

    GENOA – After tax troubles threatened to shutter Cademon Brewing Co. in Genoa, beer-loving community members came up with more than $20,000 to keep th ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Money raised to support DeKalb Public Library

    Community members raised $3,700 for the DeKalb Public Library at a silent auction event Dec. 10 at the library.
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts Epiphany celebration

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, but this year will be singular with special guest the Right ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Little Lambs Preschool celebrates Christmas

    Children at Little Lambs Preschool of Immanuel Lutheran Church culminated their Christmas unit with a program for family and friends where they shared ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local students receive NIU Art tuition scholarships

    The Northern Illinois University School of Art and Design offers a limited number of tuition scholarships for talented art majors.
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am